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The Books We're Thankful For

The New York Public Library | Posted 11.25.2014 | Books
The New York Public Library

When it comes to Thanksgiving, librarians enjoy pumpkin pie and the Thanksgiving Day Parade as much as the next person. But it should come as no surprise that for the librarians at The New York Public Library, one of the things they're most thankful for are books.

Sleeping With the Enemy

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

"Green Is Good," T.D. Max's story mostly about The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the May 12 New Yorker, starts out covering TNC's current strategy to partner with big polluters to get them to mitigate in the interest of their own bottom lines.

Edward Abbey, Fracking, and North Dakota

Taylor Brorby | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Taylor Brorby

We might realize that riding our bike is just as pleasurable as it was in childhood and follow Europe's lead in putting our feet on the pedal. And we might also realize that infinite consumption on a finite planet comes with a cost too deep for our economic models to measure.

Welcome to the Fiscal Blip. Demand More in 2013

Adam Levin | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Adam Levin

Forget the narrow confines of this binary problem (tax breaks for the rich vs. continuing insurance for the unemployed) -- a political problem allows for a creative, political solution. We should use this fake, ginned-up "crisis" to our advantage and solve the real problems faced by real Americans.

Ted Turner's Environmental Muse

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Ted Turner returned to Colorado the other day to deliver the keynote address at a luncheon for Colorado Conservation Voters in Denver.

Abetting Historicide: Does Nancy Sutley's Regulatory Banter Cover Up Crimes Against Coalfield Residents?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Are Obama's well-meaning but irresolute environmental administrators abetting the crimes of human rights violations and historicide?

Should Wilderness Society Strip US Rep. Nick Rahall of the Ansel Adams Award?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Rahall has turned his back on the mountains and mountaineers while more than 3.5 million pounds of ammonium nitrate/fuel oil explosives have ripped across the wilderness of his state every day.